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Determinants of the Choice of Migration Destination
Forhad Shilpi Working Papers from eSocialSciences
This paper examines migrants choice of destination conditional on migration. To this end, an empirical strategy is designed which remedies both migration selection and unobserved heterogeneity problems. The study uses data from two rounds of Nepal Living Standard Surveys and a Population Census and examine how the choice of a migration destination is influenced by income differentials and other covariates.
Keywords: migration; Nepal; living standards; empirical strategy; population census; income differentials; covariates; heterogeneity; language; ethnic; destination (search for similar items in EconPapers)
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